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Narikode Puthiyakunnathu Puthiya Bhagavathy Temple – Theyyam Thira Kaliyattam Festival

Narikode Puthiyakunnathu Puthiya Bhagavathy temple is located at Narikode in Kannur district, Kerala. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Puthiya Bhagavathi. The annual theyyam thira kaliyattam festival is held for two days in Vrischika Masam – Vrischikam 11 to Vrischikam 12 (November 26 to November 27).

The important theyyams that can be witnessed at Narikode Puthiyakunnathu Puthiya Bhagavathy temple are Vishnumoorthi theyyam, Gulikan theyyam and Puthiya Bhagavathy theyyam.

The temple has a chathura sreekovil or square sanctum sanctorum for the main deity. The roof of the shrine is decorated with traditional motifs. There are other small square sanctums in the temple compound. Certain deities are worshipped atop square platforms and under trees. The important pujas and rituals are observed on Sankranti day as per Malayalam calendar.